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Odell Double Pilsner - Odell Brewing Company

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359 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 359
Reviews: 172
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.43%
Wants: 26
Gots: 15 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: russpowell on 06-23-2006)
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Photo of FroggerMan


3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a clear golden color with a small head that leaves fairly good lacing. A lot of carbonation bubbles can be seen.

S: A breaded malt aroma is easily detectable while other aroma's are more difficult for me to identify.

T: It's full of flavor with the breaded malt upfront and then citrus hops in the finish. I can taste some lemon and grapefruit coming through with some spiciness as the beer warms.

M: I would say it has a medium level of carbonation with a creamy mouthfeel that is slightly sticky.

O: Overall this was another solid brew from Odell's. It's a full flavor beer while very drinkable at the same time. Although it lacked the wow factor that some of their other beers provide I would buy it again.

Serving type: bottle

08-16-2012 09:30:15 | More by FroggerMan
Photo of JackieTH


4.18/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Tap House in Apple Valley, MN.

Poured into a goblet, very inviting golden slightly hazy, glowing liquid with a white foam head that persisted and left rings of lace.

Lemon and floral elements framed in a background of earthy malt and grain.

Taste is lightly sweet on the tip of the tongue filling in with lemony-orange, flowery hop, set in balance against earthy, malty, cereal grain backbone.

Subtle but slightly warming ABV.

Firm, carbonated mouthfeel works well.

Finish is clean. Highly drinkable, frames all the right elements of a well crafted pilsner. Delicious on tap.

Serving type: on-tap

08-14-2012 21:43:21 | More by JackieTH
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

08-12-2012 04:49:36 | More by HoistinBrews
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

08-09-2012 02:20:58 | More by Icehalo
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

08-01-2012 03:23:39 | More by KVNBGRY
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-26-2012 18:00:11 | More by bluckbeyes
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

07-26-2012 02:38:50 | More by bergdj
Photo of mactrail


3.13/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Seriously perfumey taste. Reminds me of drinking malt liquor at the laundromat. Love that fresh scent! Head dissipates but the mouthfeel is spritzy for that first sip or two. Then top it off again for maximum pleasure.

Not really bad, just an exercise in futility. Lovely owl graphics in a folksy Lithuanian style, for some reason. They should have called it Fresh Rat for Dinner Malt Liquor. Actually, there is some interesting malt flavor as it warms up. The perfumey nose has more spice. Makes me think of cardamom and nutmeg. Sharp and hot with alcohol.

I remember this as being better. From the 12 oz bottle that has been in my cool basement at least six months.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2012 06:04:42 | More by mactrail
Photo of stephens101


3.88/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pale yellow in color with a flurry of bubbles and an almost pure white head that ends in a wild and sticky lace.

Clean aroma with straw and sugar prevalent.

Grain, fresh-cut grass, a vein of fruit, and a snappy hop bite to the tongue. This one is working brilliantly so far.

Has a medium body and goes down smooth at the edges with a soft core.

I haven't had a good double pils in a while, and this is the perfect beer to draw me back to the genius of this oft overlooked style.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2012 00:53:27 | More by stephens101
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-18-2012 02:24:08 | More by 6demonbag
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-16-2012 03:03:34 | More by aflies
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4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

07-15-2012 20:19:05 | More by Reeba
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-15-2012 05:14:38 | More by Peller80
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

07-14-2012 18:06:45 | More by rocklibster
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-09-2012 15:21:47 | More by DarthGuitarHero
Photo of kojevergas


2.55/5  rDev -33.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 fl oz brown glass bottle with standard pressure cap served into a conical Guinness pint glass in me gaff in low altitude Los Angeles, California. Reviewed live. Expectations are low; I've tried this before and recall not thinking much of it.

Served straight from the refrigerator. Side-poured with standard vigor as no carbonation issues are anticipated.

A: Pours a one finger head of beige colour, okay thickness, no real cream, and okay retention. Colour is a clear yellow. No yeast particles are visible. No bubble show.

Sm: Straw, clean malt, bland barley, and a vague off-urine note. A mild strength aroma.

T: Straw, bland malts, and somewhat pathetic barley. Hardly full-bodied. Simple and bland. Boring. I don't much care for it. Meh.

Mf: Smooth, wet, a touch overcarbonated, and a bit too thick. Too heavy on the palate for the style.

Dr: An underwhelming double pilsner. One of Odell's worse offerings to be sure. I wouldn't get it again. Horribly simple.

Low C-

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2012 07:01:59 | More by kojevergas
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

07-06-2012 18:36:40 | More by zirkusaffe
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3.18/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Tulip glass. Dated 7/25/12, so almost too late.

Gentle pour pulls a low white head that quickly dissipates. Nice golden color, a haze which clears as it warms. Active effervescence. Aroma is grainy, grassy and overlaid with continental hops (I ain't calling them noble anymore). Taste is more malty than I expected. It doesn't have the same crisp bite as a regular pilsner. Solid, but I do enjoy that crispness. The feel is thicker, as expected for a "double". Nice effervescence in the mouth.

I wish they had a regular pilsner as the extra heft isn't worth it.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2012 21:33:02 | More by goatgoat
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-03-2012 15:40:50 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
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3.93/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle with no date

Appearance is a cloudy gold with an orange hue. Smell is dusty, corn, grain, musk, light hops, lemon, clove, sweet cornmeal. Taste is sweet, crisp, whitebread, grain and corn, accentuated by earthy hop bitterness. Notes of spice, pepper, lemon. Alcohol shows through a bit, and it is slightly cloying, but otherwise this is extremely drinkable.

Would drink this more often if it was a little cheaper. Screw BMC, there needs to be more big pilsners like this.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2012 20:18:07 | More by jimmah120
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-26-2012 22:32:00 | More by MarkyMOD
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2/5  rDev -48.1%

06-19-2012 21:23:41 | More by carteravebrew
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

06-19-2012 21:08:30 | More by hiphopj5
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

06-13-2012 03:00:27 | More by Auror
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

06-12-2012 20:42:31 | More by eawolff99
Odell Double Pilsner from Odell Brewing Company
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